AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Democrats Break Quorum, New GOP Chairman Elected, Bush Sues Biden

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
July 16, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the reporting team discusses the Texas Democrats who fled the state in order to break quorum and prevent the passage of a GOP election reform bill, the Republican response, contrasting activity in the Texas Senate, and actions taken by House Republicans to return lawmakers to Austin. Additionally, we detail the election of a new Texas GOP chairman, a lawsuit targeting the Heartbeat Bill, fundraising in the attorney general’s race, the land commissioner suing the Biden administration over the unfinished border wall, and the breakdown of federal COVID-19 relief dollars in Texas’ top school districts.


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Michelle Arledge

Michelle Arledge is the Marketing Manager for The Texan. Previously, she worked as the digital marketing manager for both the Manhattan Institute and City Journal magazine in New York City. A Dallas native, Michelle graduated from Baylor University in 2016 with a degree in political science. Outside of work, Michelle spends time worshipping coffee, singing show tunes, and hanging out with her husband and their two rescue dogs.